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Is itching all over normal in pregnancy?

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Asked by TTCchica at 12:56 AM on Jan. 8, 2011 in Health

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  • Yes, use lots of lotion.

    Answer by sexyfancyface at 12:58 AM on Jan. 8, 2011

  • lol-- i've learned that all kinds of weird stuff happens when you're pregnant.

    I recall i itched quite a bit-- particularly around my belly. It was as if the kid was sucking everything out of me-- including the moisture in my skin!

    Try using some Amlactin-- it's a medicated lotion with a high concentration of alpha hydroxy acid. it causes your skin to exfoliate quickly, so it can regenrate faster. I thought it was great, and I still use it.

    Answer by Busimommi at 12:59 AM on Jan. 8, 2011

  • o.o' yeah happen to me with my second it really sucked

    Answer by Gen at 1:02 AM on Jan. 8, 2011

  • Yes. Make sur eyou are getting enough water. Mild dehydration usually shows up as dry skin. Make sure you are using a soap that is more natural to aleviate some of the itching too. Otherwise use lotion... that itching isn't likely to go away soon.

    Answer by GoldenLinds at 3:02 AM on Jan. 8, 2011

  • Thanks, all good advice. where do I get the Amlactin? At CVS , Walgreens? =)

    Comment by TTCchica (original poster) at 9:35 PM on Jan. 9, 2011

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